Many football stars, the Argentine president and some clubs have expressed their deep sadness after the death of Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona yesterday, Wednesday, at the age of 60, after suffering a heart attack.
Among the most prominent reactions to the death of Maradona, Argentina and Barcelona is Lionel Messi, who said via “Instagram”, “A very sad day for all Argentines and football … We left, but he will not go away because Diego will remain immortal, and I will remember the beautiful moments that I lived with him, and send condolences to his family and friends.” Rest in peace”.
As for Portugal and Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo, he said, “Today I say goodbye to a friend, and the world is bidding farewell to this immortal genius … one of the best players ever and a magician like no other. He left quickly, but he left an infinite legacy, and a void that would not be filled. Rest in peace, magician, and we will never forget you.
For his part, Brazilian legend Pele said, in a statement, “Sad news of the loss of a friend like him. I hope that the Lord will give his family enough strength, and we will definitely kick the ball together in Heaven. ”
Argentine President Alberto Fernandez said on Twitter, “It took us to the highest point in the world and made us thrilled. You are the greatest ever … Thank you for being with us, Diego, and we will miss you all our lives. ”
For his part, UEFA President Alexander Ceferin considered, “He was a hero in his native Argentina, enjoyed glory at the World Cup, and became an eternal symbol for the fans in Naples, who will not forget his successes with the club in a historical period in Italy … He will be remembered in history as one of those who increased the excitement of the game. And entertain the masses with their ingenuity and skills.
Former England striker Gary Lineker confirmed that Maradona “is the best player in my generation by distance and perhaps the greatest in history … after a happy life; But full of problems, I hope he will finally enjoy some rest in the hands of God … Let him rest in peace, Diego.
The Italian club, Napoli, for whom Maradona played between 1984-1991, “It was a devastating blow to the city and the club. We are in mourning, and we feel that it is a knockout .. It is a shock .. always in our hearts. Farewell Diego. ”
Barcelona, who played for Maradona in the period 1982-1984, offered “my sincere condolences for the death of Diego Armando Maradona, who played for our club and an icon of world football. Rest in peace Diego and thank you for everything.
And the Argentine Football Association, “its president, Claudio Tapia, expressed his deep pain for the death of our legend, Diego Armando Maradona … it will always remain in our hearts.”
As for Boca Juniors, he wrote on Twitter, “Eternal thanks to Khaled Diego.”